Casino Reinvestment Development Authority, Miss America Organization Announce Advance Ticket Sales/Four-Night Packages Now Available Through Ticketmaster
Atlantic City, NJ (June 20, 2017) – Tickets are now on sale for the 2018 Miss America Competition, during which 52 talented contestants from across the country will compete for this coveted title at Historic Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City on Sunday, September 10, 2017. This original Atlantic City event will be broadcast live on ABC between 9 p.m. and 11 p.m. Eastern Standard Time.
Prior to the main event on the Sept. 10, three nights of critical and exciting preliminaries take place on Sept. 6, 7, and 8. Visitors may purchase ticket packages for all four nights of the “The 2018 Miss America Competition” through Ticketmaster at www.ticketmaster.com or by calling 1-800-745-3000.
On Saturday, Sept. 9, the 52 contestants will participate in one of Miss America’s most beloved and anticipated annual traditions, the Miss America “Show Us Your Shoes” Parade on the Atlantic City Boardwalk. To purchase reserved seats in our prime viewing area at Kennedy Plaza, visit www.missamerica.org.
“The Casino Reinvestment Development Authority is once again proud to work with the Miss America Organization to host their iconic competition in Atlantic City’s great event arena – Boardwalk Hall – where so much history has been made,” stated CRDA Chairman Robert E. Mulcahy.
“This event provides a unique opportunity for us to showcase Boardwalk Hall and Atlantic City on a national stage,” added CRDA Executive Director Chris Howard. “The Miss America Competition is one of the City’s proud traditions and highlights Atlantic City’s position as a premier entertainment and vacation destination.”
For updates on competition week events and other information, visit www.missamerica.org.
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About The Miss America Organization:
The Miss America Organization, a 501(c)4 non-profit organization, is the nation’s leading advocate for women’s education and the largest provider of scholarship assistance to young women in the United States, awarding millions of dollars annually. The Miss America Organization is comprised of 52 licensed organizations, including all 50 states, Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico. Miss America contestants contribute tens of thousands of community service hours annually and have raised over $15 million for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals and Miss America scholarships since 2007. For more information, visit www.MissAmerica.org.
About the CRDA:
The only agency of its kind nationwide, the CRDA has used Atlantic City casino reinvestments as a catalyst for meaningful, positive improvement in the lives of New Jersey residents since 1984. Under the 2011 Tourism District Act, the Authority’s mission evolved from statewide projects to becoming the state’s key economic development agency for Atlantic City. CRDA’s expanded responsibilities now include land use regulation, tourism marketing and clean and safe initiatives. The CRDA also oversees Historic Boardwalk Hall (the leading entertainment venue of its size in the country) and the Atlantic City Convention Center. In total, CRDA has invested nearly $2 billion in more than 400 projects statewide, of which $1.8 billion has been invested in Atlantic City, spurring business investments and expansions, and creating permanent jobs in the process. For more information about CRDA and our projects, visit www.njcrda.com. Follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/njcrda.
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